248 pp. Dust jacket designed by Woolf's half-sister, Vanessa Bell. The first American edition precedes the first British edition. A collection of twenty-six essays by one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century. A lovely copy. A Near Fine book with a bookseller's ticket on the free front endpaper (Bay Colony Bookshop of Boston) in a Very Good+ clipped dust jacket with a tiny nick to the crown of the spine.
First edition of Woolf's final novel, published shortly after and in the year of her death. Octavo, original cloth. Introductory note by Leonard Woolf. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Vanessa Bell. A nice example. Woolf is considered to be one of the greatest twentieth century novelists and one of the pioneers among modernist writers using stream of consciousness as a narrative device. The technique is beautifully illustrated in the present volume with Woolf's vivid and mu
First American edition and advance review copy of this collection of essays, sketches, and literary criticisms. Octavo, original cloth. WIth the origianl Advance Copy slip sffixed to the front free endpaper dated March 22nd 1948. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Jacket design by Vanessa Bell. At the time of her death in 1941, Virginia Woolf left behind her a large number of essays, sketches and short stories, some of which had been published in newspapers and some of which had never before
First American edition and advance review copy of this collection of Woolf's essays selected and published by her husband posthumously. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. With the original advance review copy slip laid in dated September 17th 1942. Jacket design by Vanessa Bell. At the time of her death in 1941, Virginia Woolf left behind her a large number of essays, sketches and short stories, some of which had been published in newspapers and some of which had never
Octavo. Original purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Spine faded, rubbing to ends and corners, light spotting to ends and endpapers, with the jacket only a little chipped at the orners and lightly spotted in places, with a gentle crease down the centre of spine panel (suggesting perhaps that the jacket was folded and stored), overall very good. First edition, first impression, of Woolf's most ambitious and experimental novel, hailed by Cyril Conno
Small crown octavo. Original orange cloth, spine lettered in gilt. With the dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell. Partially erased ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine gently cocked, negligible rubbing to bottom edge, small bump to top outer corner of front board, faint foxing to edges, light offsetting to endpapers; a remarkably bright copy in the foxed jacket with creasing and small chips to spine ends and tips, a couple of short closed tears to rear panel. First trade edition,
Autograph album.- Orwell (George).- Hauser (Erna "Anna") & George Liddle, proprietors of The White Room Club, 19 Denman Street, Soho, London. Album of autographs, collection, including: George Orwell, C.S. Lewis, T.S. Eliot, Agatha Christie, Siegfried Sassoon, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Dennis Price, Basil Radford, Fred Astaire and his sister Adele (photograph of Fred and Adele Astaire) etc., c. 360pp., numerous signatures, many with autograph quotations, photographs and newspaper cuttings tape